freeBSD the most simple install

This step by step install is a hand written record, while the install took place. Disregard any typo'sLet me start by saying that the BSD's are very responsive & quick, so do not hit buttons rapidly. :lol: I might, make a openBSD/ solaris/pitbull LX guide in the future, if I have the time. openB ...

PHP on FreeBSD, can I use ODBC or what?

Is there anyplace that documents exactly what steps I need to take to be able to talk to an ODBC server through PHP3 on FreeBSD?I've installed the iODBC driver manager, phpinfo() reports Unified is active -- but now what? What the heck is the next step? ...

Serial Console to work on FreeBSD

I've used serial console on Redhat before, and all I did was direct grub to put the output to the serial port, I was wondering if anyone has done this on FreeBSD or by chance knows some sites that would help make this possible. ...

FreeBSD 5.2.1 and MySQL

Do you know what version of MySql can I use under FreeBSD 5.2.1? ...

Sphinx SE with FreeBSD Ports

Has anyone managed todo this yet?We are running FreeBSD 6.2, MySQL 5.0.27 (built from ports).Sphinx works, but I want to compile in the storage engine.I'm trying to patch the ports version by using the diff fileavailable - sphinx.5.0.22.diff ..no luck so far, I shall keeptrying :)If anyone else has ...

freebsd ready

http://www.daemonology.net/blog/2010-12-13-FreeBSD-on-EC2.html ...

FreeBSD only assigning inet6 addresses to ndis0

HiI managed to get freebsd 5.2-Current up and running which is cool I managed to get project evil up and running, however, I can't assign and ipv4 address assigned to the card:ifconfig ndis0 inet 192.168.1.50 netmask 255.255.255.0 ssid default wepmode on wepkey 0x(key)when I do an ifconfig ndis0 the ...

FreeBSD image

I personally would love to see an FreeBSD option at Slicehost. Now that FreeBSD can run as a 32-bit host ( ok I know that Slicehost seems to only wan't to run 64-bit hosts but maybe an expection ? )From FreeBSD press release ( http://www.freebsd.org/releases/8.0R/pressrelease.html ) "FreeBSD now sup ...

MySQL innodb tables in FreeBSD?

I'm creating some tables similar to this: CREATE table clients ( client_id int(10) unsigned NOT NULL auto_increment, birthdate date NOT NULL default '0000-00-00', lastname char(15) NOT NULL, firstname char(15) NOT NULL, PRIMARY KEY (client_id), KEY birthdate(birthdate) ); Then I run mysqldump to see ...

Why aren't there any FreeBSD slices?

Why aren't there any FreeBSD slices?I really can't live without it. There's no way I'm going back to Linux. ...

FreeBSD 5.1 + Sphinx 0.9.9-rc1 = compilation error

Hello! I'm trying to comiple Sphinx 0.9.9-rc1 on FreeBSD 5.1-RELEASE.The 0.9.8 version compiles OK, but compiling 0.9.9-rc1 results in "undefined reference to`pthread_mutexattr_setpshared'" error. Is there a way to fix it?Here are configure and make logs:# ./configurechecking build environ ...

SphinxSE and FreeBSD ports

I'm the maintainer of the textproc/sphinxsearch port of the Sphinx search engine toFreeBSD. A few weeks ago a user asked me about enabling the Sphinx Search Engine tabletype in MySQL. This is something I'd muttered about doing when I originally created thesphinxsearch port, and given the recent rele ...

FreeBSD & DB2

I apologize if it's been asked before, has anyone successfully used DB2 on FreeBSD. ...

Building libsphinxclient on FreeBSD

Does anyone have advice on building libsphinxclient from the 0.9.9 Sphinx release onFreeBSD 8.1?I have had no joy either with the port or with attempting to build from the source. I'veconfirmed that the port doesn't provide libsphinxclient.With the source, from the top directory$ ./configure$ makedo ...

Sphinx Rebuild on freebsd

Tell me please, how can I rebuild an already installed sphinx on freebsd include theoption: --enable-id64?I did not install Sphinx on this freebsd server, so do not quite know how to do it, andin what moment do you need to write - enable-id64. If someone does, or knows pleasedescribe or post helpful ...

freebsd jdk 1.1.8 + tomcat?

On a semi-dedicated freebsd 4.1.1 server I have running jdk 1.1.8 which seems to be the last official port for freebsd Now I wish to install tomcat.Since I am running an older jdk version (1.1.8), I am a bit in doubt which tomcat version to go for.I would welcome any advice. ...

FreeBSD slices?

Are there any plans of adding FreeBSD slices? I can't be the only one that prefers a BSD server over a Linux one. =) ...

MySQL Start up line in FreeBSD

OK, i'm really new at this database stuff. I need some help, Which file do i put the start command line for mysql, in FreeBSD ???? /usr/local/mysql/bin/safe_mysqld &. like the following /etc/rc.conf /etc/crontab Can some 1 help plz. Mick ...

freeBSD running from CD?

I´ve tried searching for freeBSD running from the CD but haven´t found one except from Brasil. Suggestions? ...

XP, Redhat, Xandros, FreeBSD on one machine?

well here is a strange setup that i wanna do on my machine. i would like to setup windows xp, redhat linux 9, xandros debian linux and freebsd 5.0 on my machine. i have a 40 gb harddisk. how should i partition my harddisk and how should i configure the bootloader.help !vicky ...

HTTPS connections from a FreeBSD server?

We are in the process of doing online creditcard validations on our FreeBSD/PHP 4.0.5 webserver. To do this, we have to set up an HTTPS connection to our payment server. (That is, open an HTTPS url from within a PHP script). After digging around a bit, I learned that you can compile PHP with the cUR ...

Install ASP on a FreeBSD server?

Is there a way to get ASP running on a server running apache webserver and FreeBSD OS? ...

Comparison of Solaris, Linux, and FreeBSD Kernels

http://www.opensolaris.org/os/articl...eebsd_kernels/Scheduling and SchedulersThe basic unit of scheduling in Solaris is the kthread_t; in FreeBSD, the thread; and in Linux, the task_struct. Solaris represents each process as a proc_t, and each thread within the process has a kthread_t. Linux repres ...

MySQL constantly eats resources on FreeBSD

Hello, a have following situation: mysql server 4.1.13 running on FreeBSD 4.9. Load not so heavy: mysqladmin processlist shows ususally 2-5 processes in Sleep state, one of them sometimes doing select, updates and inserts yet more seldom. When server just started, everything looks fine, but after fe ...

Director support on FreeBSD

We need IBM Director agent for IBM X sereis servers we use in our product to monitor hardware faults and generate alerts for the same. We can't use Windows or Linux version of the Director agent as the OS we use is FreeBSD. Now my questions are:a) Can we somehow run IBM director agent (the Linux ver ...

Moving from FreeBSD to Ubuntu?

I just inherited a bunch of FreeBSD servers that need to be upgraded (hardware), and since I have very minimal experience with FreeBSD, I have been toying with the idea of migrating them to another OS. Trouble is, I have no experience with Ubuntu. Does anyone recommend one of the other? If I decide ...

Bring up FreeBSD GUI

How can I bring the GUI mode of FreeBSD. In Linux (RedHat) I can just press Ctrl-Alt-F7 and the GUI comes up ... but FreeBSD doesnt work that way ... so how does it work ?? ...

Cc/Bcc under php 4.1.2+FreeBSD 4.4

Has anyone gotten Cc: and Bcc: to work under php 4.1.2 + FreeBSD 4.4? Sending To: is fine, it's just that the Cc: and Bcc: isn't working. ...

Remotely loging into FreeBSD

I am using FreeBSD 6 ... and I use putty to remotely login to FreeBSD ... But the problem is that I can login with all my logins except the root ... when I login through root it gives me an error :server sshd[500] : error : PAM authentication error for root from backupserver.What should be the cause ...

Informix on freeBSD

Is there a version of Informix that runs on freeBSD? ...

DB2 Client on FreeBSD

HiI am currently working on a R&D project to investigate the connectivity of our inhouse product to other DB's. One of them is DB2. My current problem is that we run our product on FreeBSD with the 4.3Kernel. It is a PHP Web based aplication that needs to be able to connect to other databases. I ...

FreeSBIE: FreeBSD/Gentoo

Is there any interest in the FreeBSD/Gentoo project ? Gentoo was always my distro of choice, and I later found OpenBSD. NowI've found found this combo that's great (I'll go with FreeBSD instead of OpenBSD) if I can just get an install going.'Just "testing the waters"............ ...

how do i format my fedora and install freeBSD

I have installed fedora 7.0 to my laptop and for school purpose I have to format it and install freeBSD. Can anyone please tell me how i format fedora ? since i can't simply go to bio and delete the partition like windows anymore.... I download freeBSD from the internet with another pc... should i b ...

send email with freeBSD

can anyone please tell me how I can send email with freeBSD? I guess the:mail -s " subject" email@emaildomain.com is for system internal mail only??? do i need to browse my for example hotmail.com ,,, login and then create the email from there? ..... or if there is a better way to send an ...

X-Server refuses to start (FreeBSD)

Hello, first of all I'm not a Unix expert at all (otherwise I wasn't asking this question), but I'm having some trouble starting my X-Server ...When I type the following: startx or X I get the following error message(s): ...No core pointerFatal server error: Failed to initialize core devices...Pleas ...

FreeBSD Question

all Network and System AdministratorsI have a Asus Motherboard with Marvell Yukon NIC adapter. I installed the driver for NIC adapter by downloading it from Marvell website. Now my internet is working since I can ping google.com and others.The way I installed FreeBSD is from DVD and I did not instal ...

Help to dual-boot FreeBSD and Ubuntu 9.10

Could anybody help me dual-boot these two OS? Really I just want to screw around with FreeBSD, play around with it, learn from it, etc.I currently have Ubuntu 9.10; I have roughly one thousand files that I have to back up, which I will do anyway.Some specifics I need help with are:Will I have to wip ...

Fedora Core 4 vs FreeBSD 6

I'd like to have an good comparison of FC 4 vs FreeBSD6 for use as a web server. I am upgrading a dedicated server and have these two OS's to choose from. I am also deciding between the following 3 processors with the same HD (160GB) and RAM (2GB):AMD 64 X2 Dual Core 3800AMX Athlon 64 3200Intel P4 3 ...

PostgreSQL port name in freebsd

Does postgre SQL database use tranaction log file, or is it possible to restore point-in-time?.. what is the common way of doing this in PostgreSQL? Using freeBSD 5.2.1 ...

Ubuntu how to make an installation flash drive with FreeBSD?

Hi! I want to install FreeBSD system from an USB stick. I've no experience though. Do I have to format it first? If yes, what should I consider when choosing a file system? Then, what software should I use to write an image to an USB stick? Do I need to have additional boot floppy, or not? I'm sorry ...

freebsd + postgresql

I've seen evidence of what an awful combination freebsd + mysql can be - supposedly due to the threading implementation of the latter (http://jeremy.zawodny.com/blog/archives/000203.html). On our webserver, the cpu usage of mysqld can jump up to 95+%. Is this an issue for postgresql? I have postgres ...

FreeBSD 5.3 10035 error

I use firebird on freebsd 4.11 without a problem, but with FreeBSD 5.3 I cannot make a remote connection to firebird because receive a 10035 error.I try with 3 new 4.11 installation without a problem and 2 new 5.3 installation with the problem.Any idea?T.I.A.Franco ...

problems creating a db in freeBSD

So I have used FirebirdSQL with Windows XP and had no problems with it , however my platform of choice for such things is freeBSD therefore I am now trying to get it working in there . Unfortunately , I can't seem to be able to create a database in freeBSD here are some messages : SQL> create dat ...

UDF rfunc & Freebsd

I install firebird 1.5 final on freebsd 5.2.I install RFunc UDF i compile rfunc without any error.I copy file 'rfunc' in /usr/interbase/UDF with cp.I create a database and i try to use rfunc's function. But i have this error message :Quote: Unsuccessful execution caused by system error that does not ...

mySQL chewing up 90% CPU, Vbulletin forums + apache on freeBSD

I'm having problems since switching from a windows to a FreeBSD server running our VBulletin forums on mySQL. It's quite a large forum, users online between 70 - 100 at busiest, but since moving the speed has plummetted. mySQL takes up to around 90% of the CPU.the address to the forums is http://www ...

migration db from freebsd 2 win

im trying to migrate the mysql database from freebsd to [dont ask] windows xp. Once I succesfully did the opposite, it was just a matter of copying the database files. but with this situation, when I copy the database files from the freebsd box [at /var/db/mysql] to the win box, winmysqladmin tells ...

mysql_fix_privilege_tables missing on freebsd?

I'm about to upgrade MySQL on my FreeBSD 4.9 production box from 3.23 to 4.0 but testinstall on devserver didn't install mysql_fix_privilege_tables script which mysql manual claims to include (http://www.mysql.com/doc/en/Upgrading-from-3.23.html). I installed both mysql40-server and mysql40-scripts. ...

FreeBSD Question

Is there a way that I can change the font color of the boot up messages? if so how? (I checked the vidcontrol man page and that only changes the font color after FreeBSD done with boot up) ...

installing FreeBSD on winXP laptop

Hi, I have a HP laptop with intel dual core 32bit processor with 512MB RAM & 80 GB HDD.2 years back I have installed windows XP on it on my own, it was quite easy.But now I need to install FreeBSD for the C++ development on the same laptop.In short I am trying to make it multiOS system.As I have ...

MySQL, FreeBSD, Sparc

I just bought a Sun Netra X1 and installed FreeBSD 5.3 to use as a development server. Turns out that I'm having a lot of trouble getting MySQL to make properly and was wondering if anyone could help?! ...